The West Campus was reopened around 3:00 p.m. and classes were to resume beginning at 4:00 p.m.
MCCC's WEST CAMPUS has just been cleared and is now open. Classes & activities resume at 4.— MontgomeryCountyCC (@mccc) December 3, 2015
The Montgomery County threat was announced around 11:45 a.m. Thursday.
West Campus Alert. A bomb threat was received for South Hall. All students at West Campus are asked to evacuate the campus in an orderly fas— MontgomeryCountyCC (@mccc) December 3, 2015
MCCC officials say the alert was received for South Hall.
All students at the West Campus were evacuated and day classes were cancelled.
Bomb threat received at WestCampus. Evacuate immediately. Day classes at WestCampus are canceled. Stay tuned for info.— MontgomeryCountyCC (@mccc) December 3, 2015
An Action News viewer sent in a photo of the text alerting students to the threat.
Earlier in the day, just before 7:00 a.m., the Library and Gateway Center at Bucks County Community College in their Newtown Campus were evacuated due to another bomb threat.
Due to bomb threat, Library & Gateway Center closed this morning while police & campus security conduct a search.— Bucks CountyCCollege (@Bucks_edu) December 3, 2015
School officials say bomb-sniffing dogs from several Bucks County police departments cleared the scene.
Police bomb dogs have cleared Library/Gateway. No explosives were found.— Bucks CountyCCollege (@Bucks_edu) December 3, 2015
No explosives were found.
The buildings reopened at 1:00 p.m. for students and visitors.